More than 15,000 Small Businesses Sign-up for BlueTie Free in First Ninety Days of Availability

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Web-based collaboration service provides users big-business capabilities for free.

BlueTie, Inc., a leading provider of small business email and calendaring services, announced today that more than 15,000 small businesses have started using BlueTie Free since the product launched in October 2006.

BlueTie is building a large user base for its free web-based collaboration solution and will rollout the first round of Featuretisements™ to BlueTie Free customers in March. Through Featuretisements, BlueTie is able to provide unobtrusive, on-demand access to business services that simplify everyday tasks. BlueTie is driving revenue from this free offering by teaming up with well-known companies to offer services that are relevant to its base users, such as air and hotel reservations from Orbitz and email marketing from Constant Contact.

"BlueTie is ushering in a new era of monetization in on-demand services with BlueTie Free," said David Koretz, BlueTie president and CEO. "Over the next few months we will provide our customers with extended functionality that will enhance their user experience and improve their business workflow."

BlueTie Free features business-class email for up to 20 users per account and administrative tools that make it easy for any small business to manage. Domain name support is available for a more professional appearance, such as jane@ Each user receives five gigabytes (GB) of email and file storage -- the highest capacity of any online business application -- and shared calendars, files and contacts, as well as rich-text formatting, spellcheck and drag-and-drop folders.

About BlueTie, Inc.

BlueTie is the leading provider of hosted email and calendaring solutions for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and service providers worldwide. BlueTie revolutionized the Software as a Service sector in 1999 by introducing the first hosted suite of small business tools that require no hardware, software or IT support. BlueTie continues to lead the SaaS movement by delivering incredibly simple applications that are fast, inexpensive and reliable. BlueTie's software is licensed by channel partners, ISPs and other service providers. For more information about BlueTie, visit or call 1-800-BlueTie.


Jeremy Hunter, BlueTie, 585 586-2000 x1033

Crystal Prince, Text 100, 585-697-2650


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